16 dead in lightning strike at Amer Fort in Rajasthan

Jaipur (Rajasthan), July 12 (ANI): At least 16 people were killed and many feared injured in a lightning strike at Amer Fort in Rajasthan. The incident took place when people were gathered at the Amer Fort to enjoy the pleasant weather. “With the help of locals, we rescued around 29 people from the Amer Fort area after lightning struck them. They were taken to the hospital. Of these, 16 people have died," Anand Srivastava, Police Commissioner, Jaipur said to media persons. Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot has announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh for the families of those killed.

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